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  • Students Learn What $100 Can Do For a Community
  • Plutzik Reading Series Presents James Longenbach
  • Two Icons Lecture: Hershini Young
  • Discussion Covers State of International Publishing
  • Lecture: Psychedelic Fashion
  • JMP Statistical Discovery Software Workshop
  • What Do You Think About Dining?
  • Eastman Ensemble Performs Before International Tour

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Students Learn What $100 Can Do For a Community
What can $100 do to enhance the quality of life of a community? According to Bernard Strenecky, an internationally acclaimed authority on service learning and Warner School alumnus, $100 can go a long way in creating small programs that can have a big impact on a community. Strenecky will discuss his service-learning program, "The $100 Solution," at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, in Hoyt Auditorium on the River Campus.
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Plutzik Reading Series Presents James Longenbach
The Plutzik Reading Series continues at 5 p.m. today in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, with James Longenbach, the Joseph H. Gilmore Professor of English, whose fourth collection of poems, The Iron Key, was published this fall. The event is free and open to the public.

Two Icons Lecture: Hershini Young
The third annual Two Icons Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 28, features Hershini Young, an associate professor of English at the University of Buffalo, who will discuss "Making Merciful Space: Performance Geography in Jeremy Love's Bayou, Vol.1." Cosponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, the lecture starts at 5 p.m. in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library.
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Discussion Covers State of International Publishing
Open Letter publisher Chad Post will sit down with translators Yana Genova and Steve Dolph at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, to discuss the ins and outs of publishing translations, touching on a host of topics from international funding to e-books. The event, which is part of the Reading the World Conversation Series, is free and will take place in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library.
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Lecture: Psychedelic Fashion
Victoria Pass, a doctoral candidate in the University's Visual and Cultural Studies program, gives an illustrated lecture on "Psychedelic Fashion: The Sixties and Beyond" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Memorial Art Gallery. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the gallery's exhibition Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s.
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JMP Statistical Discovery Software Workshop
University IT is sponsoring a JMP workshop on Thursday, Oct. 28, from
noon to 2 p.m. in Goergen 108. Register online. The event, which is free and open to the University community, includes lunch. Direct questions to sitelic@rochester.edu.

What Do You Think About Dining?
It’s the time of year when Dining Services sends out a survey to collect research on how it can improve its services. Three survey respondents will win gift cards worth up to $250. If you’d like to receive an email with the link to the survey, e-mail chamberlain-molly@aramark.com.

Eastman Ensemble Performs Before International Tour
Eastman BroadBand is presenting a free local concert this Sunday, Oct. 31, before going to Mexico for its third international festival appearance in three years. The contemporary chamber ensemble will give the world premieres of several works during the performance, which begins at 3 p.m. in room 120 at the Eastman School.
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Oct. 27, 2010
Sunny
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 68°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 54°
Today's Event Highlight
Neilly Series Lecture: Danielle Ofri
7:30 p.m., Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Oct. 15)
'Growth has UR Eying Expansion of Warner School'
“Our trajectory has grown significantly because we doubled most of our operations, and that experience has given us the interesting problem of now not having enough space,” says Raffaella Borasi, Warner School dean. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 25)
'Commodification of Academic Research'
With universities facing pressure to show the value of their research, to promote economic development and to find new sources of revenue, links between academic researchers and business are being encouraged and scrutinized intensely. Read more...

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